MEASURES TO MITIGATE EFFECTS OF EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS

Ms He Ting Ru asked the Minister for Sustainability and the Environment in view of the changing climate and increasing frequency of extreme weather events, in particular extreme heat, what targeted measures are being taken to mitigate the impact of these events on heat vulnerable groups, such as the elderly or lower income groups, who are moreContinue reading “MEASURES TO MITIGATE EFFECTS OF EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS”

AVERAGE RENT PER SQUARE FOOT FOR COMMERCIAL HDB UNITS IN HDB RESIDENTIAL ESTATES

Ms He Ting Ru asked the Minister for National Development in each of the last 10 years including 2022 to date what is the average rent per square foot for commercial HDB units located in HDB residential estates that are for (i) food and beverage businesses (ii) medical facilities and (iii) essential services respectively, broken down intoContinue reading “AVERAGE RENT PER SQUARE FOOT FOR COMMERCIAL HDB UNITS IN HDB RESIDENTIAL ESTATES”

NUMBER AND OUTCOME OF CASES REGISTERED WITH COMMUNITY MEDIATION CENTRE IN LAST FIVE YEARS

Ms He Ting Ru asked the Minister for Law for each of the last five years (a) how many cases were registered with the Community Mediation Centre for mediation; (b) what is the breakdown on the source of referrals for these cases; (c) how many cases did not proceed for mediation due to a party refusing toContinue reading “NUMBER AND OUTCOME OF CASES REGISTERED WITH COMMUNITY MEDIATION CENTRE IN LAST FIVE YEARS”

CLASS SIZE OF STUDENTS ENROLLED IN TRANSITION SUPPORT FOR INTEGRATION PROGRAMME AND TEACHERS DEPLOYED PER CLASS

Ms He Ting Ru asked the Minister for Education in relation to the TRANsition Support for InTegration (TRANSIT) programme (a) what is the current average, lowest and highest class size of the students who are enrolled in this programme; and (b) how many teachers, excluding allied educators, are deployed to each class under this programme. Mr ChanContinue reading “CLASS SIZE OF STUDENTS ENROLLED IN TRANSITION SUPPORT FOR INTEGRATION PROGRAMME AND TEACHERS DEPLOYED PER CLASS”

NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR INFANT CARE AND CHILDCARE SUBSIDIES UNDER SPECIAL APPROVAL FRAMEWORK IN LAST TWO YEARS

Ms He Ting Ru asked the Minister for Social and Family Development in relation to infant care and childcare subsidies (a) for each month in the last two years, how many applications are made under the Special Approval framework for each of the schemes; (b) how many are successful for each of the schemes; and (c) whetherContinue reading “NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR INFANT CARE AND CHILDCARE SUBSIDIES UNDER SPECIAL APPROVAL FRAMEWORK IN LAST TWO YEARS”

MEASURES AND RESOURCES PUT IN PLACE TO SUPPORT STUDENTS AND STAFF AFTER ALLEGED MURDER IN RIVER VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Ms He Ting Ru asked the Minister for Education (a) whether the learning points and additional resources available to River Valley High School in the last year since the tragedy will be made available to other schools where necessary; and (b) what learning points or additional processes will be incorporated into the wider school and education systemContinue reading “MEASURES AND RESOURCES PUT IN PLACE TO SUPPORT STUDENTS AND STAFF AFTER ALLEGED MURDER IN RIVER VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL”

STEPS TO ENSURE OBJECTIVE, EVIDENCE-BASED AND NON-DISCRIMINATORY SEXUAL HEALTH AND SEXUALITY EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS

Ms He Ting Ru asked the Minister for Education whether there are steps in place to ensure that sexual health and sexuality education in schools (i) address public concerns about the subject matters (ii) are based on the best available science and evidence (iii) have clear guidelines about educators sharing their personal and religious views and howContinue reading “STEPS TO ENSURE OBJECTIVE, EVIDENCE-BASED AND NON-DISCRIMINATORY SEXUAL HEALTH AND SEXUALITY EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS”

UPDATE ON COVID-19 SITUATION AND MEASURES GIVEN EMERGENCE OF NEW OMICRON SUB-VARIANTS AND OTHER VARIANTS

Mr Chua Kheng Wee Louis asked the Minister for Health (a) what is the number of foreign patient arrivals in Singapore in (i) 2022 year-to-date and (ii) each of the last five years; (b) what are the current utilisation rates of existing capacity by foreign patients in private and public hospitals respectively; and (c) what is theContinue reading “UPDATE ON COVID-19 SITUATION AND MEASURES GIVEN EMERGENCE OF NEW OMICRON SUB-VARIANTS AND OTHER VARIANTS”

USE AND DEVELOPMENT OF DENGUE VACCINES OR DRUGS FOR PUBLIC CONSUMPTION

Ms He Ting Ru asked the Minister for Health (a) whether the Dengvaxia vaccine is recommended and routinely offered to recovered dengue patients who fit the eligibility criteria; (b) whether the Ministry tracks the number of Dengvaxia vaccinations administered; and (c) whether the Ministry can provide an update on the development of potential dengue vaccines or drugsContinue reading “USE AND DEVELOPMENT OF DENGUE VACCINES OR DRUGS FOR PUBLIC CONSUMPTION”

INCIDENTS REPORTED UNDER SAFE SPORT UNIFIED CODE

Ms He Ting Ru asked the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth since the launch of the Safe Sport Unified Code in November 2021 (a) how many incidents of misconduct under the Code have been received under the Safe Sport Programme; (b) how many of these incidents have been referred for formal resolution; and (c) what isContinue reading “INCIDENTS REPORTED UNDER SAFE SPORT UNIFIED CODE”